Pea and Pepper Couscous

Author: Canadian Living

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: September 2006

Ingredients

  • 1 cup whole wheat couscous
  • 1/2 cup diced sweet red pepper
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
  • 2 tablespoons currants
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried mint
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • pinch cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup boiling water
  • 1/4 cup sliced green onion
  • 1/4 cup slivered almond

Method

In large bowl, combine couscous, red pepper, peas, currants, lemon juice, olive oil, mint, cinnamon, salt, pepper; and pinch cayenne pepper. Pour in boiling water; cover and let stand for 5 minutes. Fluff with fork.

Add green onions and almonds; toss to combine.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 306 mg
  • Protein 10 g
  • Calories 288.0
  • Total fat 9 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 47 g

%RDI

  • Iron 19.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 9.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 5.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 8.0
  • Vitamin C 58.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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